Rotary’s main objective is service — in the community, in the workplace, and around the globe. The 1.2 million Rotarians who make up more than 34,000 Rotary clubs in nearly every country in the world share a dedication to the ideal of Service Above Self.
Rotary clubs are open to people of all cultures and ethnicities and are not affiliated with any political or religious organizations.
Rotary is a worldwide organization of business and professional leaders that provides humanitarian service and encourages high ethical standards in all vocations.
The Rotary Foundation of Rotary International is a nonprofit corporation that promotes world understanding through humanitarian service and educational and cultural exchanges.
Although Rotary clubs develop autonomous service programs, all Rotarians are united in a global campaign to eradicate polio.
One Rotary Center, the world headquarters of Rotary International, has been awarded LEED GOLD for Existing Buildings Certification by the U.S. Green Building Council.